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Best states for a Human Resource Specialist

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Not all states present equal opportunity for employees, and when it comes to Human Resource Specialist jobs, it's no different.

We know how hard job search can be, and in order to make your life a little easier, we have the information you need in order to determine where you might want to start your job search.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Human Resource Specialists in America is $74,000.

60% of people in the field are White, while 16% are Hispanic or Latino.

If you are currently seeking employment as a Human Resource Specialist, you can find open job positions using Zippia's search tools.

The 10 Best States in America For Human Resource Specialists in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. North Carolina
  3. Alaska
  4. Michigan
  5. Washington
  6. Indiana
  7. Ohio
  8. Rhode Island
  9. North Dakota
  10. Pennsylvania
  • (275 jobs)
  • (800 jobs)
  • (50 jobs)
  • (705 jobs)
  • (559 jobs)
  • (463 jobs)
  • (917 jobs)
  • (68 jobs)
  • (80 jobs)
  • (977 jobs)

In order to help Human Resource Specialists decide where to work, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across the metrics mentioned above.

Our data set includes average annual wages, entry and senior wages, and the number of available jobs per capita.

So without further delay, here is the list of best states for Human Resource Specialists.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Human Resource Specialists in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Human Resource Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
275 $68,346 $43,000 $108,000 1.53
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Specialist Jobs in District of Columbia

2. North Carolina

Total Human Resource Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
800 $58,742 $46,000 $74,000 1.08
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Specialist Jobs in North Carolina

3. Alaska

Total Human Resource Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
50 $55,774 $40,000 $77,000 1.19
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Specialist Jobs in Alaska

4. Michigan

Total Human Resource Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
705 $53,924 $42,000 $68,000 1.16
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Specialist Jobs in Michigan

5. Washington

Total Human Resource Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
559 $73,694 $53,000 $100,000 0.84
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Specialist Jobs in Washington

6. Indiana

Total Human Resource Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
463 $55,472 $46,000 $66,000 1.03
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Specialist Jobs in Indiana

7. Ohio

Total Human Resource Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
917 $49,566 $36,000 $67,000 1.09
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Specialist Jobs in Ohio

8. Rhode Island

Total Human Resource Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
68 $57,363 $41,000 $79,000 0.84
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Specialist Jobs in Rhode Island

9. North Dakota

Total Human Resource Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
80 $48,626 $35,000 $67,000 1.19
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Specialist Jobs in North Dakota

10. Pennsylvania

Total Human Resource Specialist Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
977 $51,998 $36,000 $74,000 0.96
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Human Resource Specialist Jobs in Pennsylvania

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Human Resource Specialist

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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